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The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), OMB control number 16520032, abstracted below, that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of the
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: the Small Vessel Reporting System (SVRS). CBP is proposing that the SVRS be established
This document publishes a summary of a decision issued by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') in response to a petition filed pursuant to section 177.13 of the CBP regulations requesting the reconciliation of inconsistent classification decisions issued by CBP under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (``HTSUS'') of a
The Coast Guard will enforce the 1,000 foot safety zones during the Sacramento New Years Eve Fireworks Display in the navigable waters of the Sacramento River during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period,
The Department of Homeland Security is issuing a final rule to amend its regulations to exempt portions of a newly established system of records titled, ``Department of Homeland Security/ALL030 Use of the Terrorist Screening Database System of Records'' from certain provisions of the Privacy Act. Specifically, the Department exempts portions of
The Coast Guard announces the availability of a draft policy letter entitled, ``Dynamically Positioned Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) Critical Systems, Personnel and Training.'' We request your comments on this draft guidance.
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the BurlingtonBristol (Route 413) Bridge, across the Delaware River, mile 117.8, between the townships of Burlington, NJ and Bristol, PA. The deviation restricts the operation of the draw span in order to facilitate the
The National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) will meet on Tuesday, January 10, 2012, at the National Press Club, Ballroom, 529 14th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20045. The meeting will be open to the public.
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the annual San Francisco New Year's Eve Fireworks Display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display.
The Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) will meet on January 9, 2012, in Arlington, Virginia. The meeting will be closed to the public. A notice of the meeting of the Homeland Security Advisory Council is being published in the Federal Register on December 27, 2011, 14 days prior to the meeting due to holiday scheduling conflicts. Although
This document provides notice that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') has issued a final determination concerning the country of origin of laserbased multifunction office machines. Based upon the facts presented, CBP has concluded in the final determination that the assembly and programming operations together convey the essential
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will be submitting the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 16250011, Applications for
The Coast Guard proposes to update recurring special local regulations and safety zones in the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) Northern New England Zone for annual recurring marine events. When these special local regulations or safety zones are subject to enforcement, this rule would restrict vessels from portions of water areas during
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Texas (FEMA1999DR), dated July 1, 2011, and related determinations.
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning: Screening Requirements for Carriers. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 10413).
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone on the waters south of Kapoho Point and a nearby channel in Kailua Bay within the Honolulu Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone. This security zone is necessary to ensure the safety of the President of the United States and his family members.
The Coast Guard is revising the contact information for Security Zones in Sector Lake Michigan. This action is necessary because the telephone number is incorrect as well as the frequency of VHF Channel 16. These corrections will ensure the ability of persons or vessels that wish to request permission to transit these areas.
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local
regulations on the Ashley River in Charleston, South Carolina during
the Patriot Challenge Kayak Race on Saturday, April 28, 2012. Approximately 150 paddle boats are
anticipated to participate in the Patriot Challenge Kayak Race. Participant paddle boats will include: kayaks,
[FR Doc 2011-32852] 20.Processing of Merchant Mariner Credentials for Those Mariners Not Requiring a
The Coast Guard announces the availability of Policy Letter 1115, which describes steps the Coast Guard is taking to implement a statutory change in mariner credentialing requirements. This policy letter details how the Coast Guard is relaxing its Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) enforcement posture for mariners who serve on
The Coast Guard is changing the regulations that govern the operations of two New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) bridges: The Route 30/Absecon Boulevard Bridge across Beach Thorofare, NJICW mile 67.2 and the US 40322 (Albany Avenue) Bridge across Inside Thorofare, NJICW mile 70.0, both at Atlantic City, NJ. The change will alter the
Modified Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) are finalized for the communities listed below. These modified BFEs will be used to calculate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and their contents.
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning the regulation governing the operation of the SR 433 Bridge over Bayou Liberty, mile 2.0, St. Tammany Parish, Slidell, LA. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (the bridge owner) proposed a change in the operating schedule to reduce the hours of manned operation of
Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the SR127 Bridge at mile 0.0 across the Annisquam River and Blynman Canal. The deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge rehabilitation repairs. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for 31 days.